Jun. 21, 1875 Burlington Des Moines County Iowa, USA
Nov. 28, 1941 Burlington Des Moines County Iowa, USA
Commonly known by a nickname of "Andy." Middle name shown as "Peter" in one of his published obituaries. Disagrees with other sources. Andrew was a son of Dominick Messmer & Josephine Beck. Andrew married Cora Etta Gingrich (1873-1965) on April 10, 1901 in Burlington, Des Moines Co., Iowa. They had three identified children. One was adopted. Andrew was a harnessmaker.